Similarly, Yithro could have chosen differently; if he had, we would have had a verse that began, “And Yithro sent messengers to Balaam to curse Israel.”
I will not lie, I was very nervous before we began the journey, but the trip was so successful, we plan on doing it again!
Join Rabbi Yishai for a FULL - beginning to end - study of the Book of Ruth with commentary on the beauty and drama that leads to the birth of King David.
Ask any believing Jew these basic questions: Do you believe in Hashem? Do you believe everything that happens comes from His hands? Do you believe that all Hashem does is for our own good?
Beautiful light is born of darkness, so the faith that springs from conflict is often the strongest and the best. -R. Turnbull
Question: When a son recites Kaddish for his parents, can they hear it? Also are their souls elevated to a higher place thereby?Ben Glassman
An Argument With Karaites ‘A Fetus That Partially Left The Womb’ (Chullin 69a)
The issue of opening the Honduran embassy in Jerusalem was raised during Sara Netanyahu's recent visit to Guatemala.
Some performers won’t “cave-in” to Walter Rogers’ demands.
The son's of Jacob are united in the land of Israel - should be a great time, no? However, there are fractures in the family of Israel and they come out in this weeks Torah portion. Rav Mike joins Rabbi Yishai to talk about the sale of Joseph and his descent into imprisonment through the false allegations of Mrs. Potifar. And his dream interpretations there, plus Judah consorts with his daughter-in-law to protect the seed of Messiah?Finally, Malkah Fleisher joins the show to talk about her incredible trip to the Ukraine and to the Tomb of the Baal Shem Tov.
What motivated 40,000 Jews to go to Hevron for Shabbat? The annual, Shabbat Hevron! Jews came to connect to their forefathers and foremothers, their roots and the roots of the Davidic kingdom.
The request for the information was made to the Department of Education in May of 2017 but Department officials failed to comply.
Bitachon is not measured by your success in climbing over the gate. Bitachon is measured by your response upon seeing the gate – whether you grimace and give up, or whether you appreciate that God has put the gate there for your ultimate benefit.
Likud Culture Minister Miri Regev said, however, that Katz made the right decision.
It's the first such sighting to be reported this year, one that heralds the annual fall migration.
Moses is angry with rebellious Jews - what else is new! Rabbi Yishai on Parshat Chukat, the Red Heifer, the firey snakes, and the nature of the eternal nation. Then, Malkah Fleisher on the Hamas fire-kites and on the US' leaving the Human Rights Council.
The Egyptian official “made unequivocally clear to him (Haniyeh) that if this continues, Israel will respond and take far harsher steps, and Egypt will stand by and will not help,” Katz told Israel Radio.
One wonders exactly which open fields the infiltrators ran to, and whether any of them managed to reach the farmland of the nearby Jewish communities.
The Jewish people are the indigenous people to the Land of Israel because that is the place where our ancestors forged the beginnings of a multivariant culture and cultivated the Hebrew language and the Jewish religion and those other aspects that bring us together as one.
On the eve of a meeting between Netanyahu and Trump, the head of the most powerful Jewish organization in Washington threw Israel under the bus, declaring his support for dividing the Land of Israel, enabling our foes to establish a hostile entity along the Jewish state's borders.
This visit is praiseworthy because it treats Israel as a normal nation. In that sense it is very much in line with President Trump's move to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital
Opponents of the settlements accept very quietly the Arab requirement of a judenrein Judea, as if it is perfectly natural and perfectly acceptable. It is not. In fact, it is a despicable form of bigotry that Jews would be barred from living anywhere in the world, let alone a place like Judea and Samaria that holds huge significance to them.
“On this holiday, we are proud to stand with the Jewish people who shine as a light to all nations... also the people of Israel, the Jewish State, which has itself a miraculous history."
Today on The Soul of Israel Shlomo Katz and Jeremy Gimpel delve into this week’s Torah portion with insight from some of the most cherished Ancient Jewish sources.
Palestinian Arabs have their own ideology of hate, one which has led them beyond cartoons, to build monuments dedicated to murderers of unarmed men, women and children, in the name of "resistance"
Arab hunger striker Issa Amro also faces 18 charges in Israeli military court related to his activities.